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Cinnamon vs Mustard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cinnamon and Mustard?

  • Cinnamon is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Calcium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , yet Mustard is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Cinnamon's daily need coverage for Manganese is 741% higher.
  • Cinnamon has 22 times more Vitamin K than Mustard. Cinnamon has 31.2µg of Vitamin K, while Mustard has 1.4µg.
  • Cinnamon contains less Sodium.

We used Spices, cinnamon, ground and Mustard, prepared, yellow types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 61% 35% 47% 14% 144% 18% 25%
Contains more Calcium +1490.5%
Contains more Iron +416.8%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +185.9%
Contains more Copper +358.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 1% 45% 17% 11% 16% 17% 6% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +170.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +704.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cinnamon Mustard
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cinnamon Mustard Opinion
Net carbs 27.49g 1.83g Cinnamon
Protein 3.99g 3.74g Cinnamon
Fats 1.24g 3.34g Mustard
Carbs 80.59g 5.83g Cinnamon
Calories 247kcal 60kcal Cinnamon
Starch g 0.64g Mustard
Fructose 1.11g 0.23g Cinnamon
Sugar 2.17g 0.92g Mustard
Fiber 53.1g 4g Cinnamon
Calcium 1002mg 63mg Cinnamon
Iron 8.32mg 1.61mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 60mg 48mg Cinnamon
Phosphorus 64mg 108mg Mustard
Potassium 431mg 152mg Cinnamon
Sodium 10mg 1104mg Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83mg 0.64mg Cinnamon
Copper 0.339mg 0.074mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 295IU 109IU Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32mg 0.36mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.8mg 0.3mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.022mg 0.177mg Mustard
Vitamin B2 0.041mg 0.07mg Mustard
Vitamin B3 1.332mg 0.565mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358mg 0.254mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158mg 0.07mg Cinnamon
Folate 6µg 7µg Mustard
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 31.2µg 1.4µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan 0.049mg 0.009mg Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136mg 0.167mg Mustard
Isoleucine 0.146mg 0.146mg
Leucine 0.253mg 0.292mg Mustard
Lysine 0.243mg 0.264mg Mustard
Methionine 0.078mg 0.076mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146mg 0.161mg Mustard
Valine 0.224mg 0.189mg Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117mg 0.119mg Mustard
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.009g Cinnamon
Saturated Fat 0.345g 0.214g Mustard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246g 2.182g Mustard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068g 0.774g Mustard

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon Mustard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Cinnamon
10
Mustard
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cinnamon
45
Mustard

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
24%
Cinnamon
22%
Mustard
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
6%
Mustard
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
15%
Mustard

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.25g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mustard
Mustard is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard
Mustard is cheaper (difference - $1.9)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 1094mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/nutrients
  2. Mustard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172234/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.